You are cordially invited to the GTA book launch where Eleanor Silverberg will describe and demonstrate how the successful practice of mindfulness was modified to accommodate people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia. This will be a fantastic book launch, don’t miss it.
Category: Health & Illness
Read about how family caregivers often play a key role in the delivery of health care services.
“In contrast to conventional home care programs in which care is managed and delivered by professionals or agencies on behalf of the client, in self managed programs the client takes a more active and central role both in defining needs and in determining how those needs should be met,”
The Village will be home to 78 people with dementia. Their care will be provided by 72 specially trained staff.
“To our knowledge, this is the first observation of such a dramatic reversal of amyloid deposition in any study of Alzheimer’s disease mouse models […] Our study provides genetic evidence that pre-formed amyloid deposition can be completely reversed after sequential and increased deletion of BACE1 in the adult.”
National Caregivers Alliance estimates that up to 70 per cent of caregivers have significant symptoms of depression.
January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Learn what the future hold’s for Alzheimer’s research and treatment.
Careiving can be more complicated when dealing with multiple health issues.
We invite you to participate in our research study for Personal Support Workers working with persons with dementia.
We’re here to support seniors, and their families, and to manage the inevitable, overwhelming problems and stresses associated with ageing.